CrossFit’s “Hotshots 19” Memorial WOD Recap

What an unbelievably tight community Prescott, Arizona and Captain Crossfit are lucky enough to be a part of. Heading into Prescott, I had no idea what to expect. I didn’t know how reverent and excited everyone would be to show their love for the event and the firefighters.

Mayan Smith-Gobat is Gnarly!

One of our amazing athletes is Mayan Smith-Gobat and we love when she decides to clue us in on her adventures and post a new entry on her blog. Her climbs are the stuff that legends are made of. Check out her latest post and get inspired!

Gluten and Endurance Athletes

Here’s a great article from Active.com talking about gluten and why more and more endurance athletes (myself included) have decided to push it out of their diet.

New Study On Refined Sugar Shows Its Potential Toxicity To Humans In ”Safe” Doses

Professor Wayne Potts, senior author of a new study that tests the toxicity of sugar in lab mice, has this to say about what his study showed him, “ Sugar consumed at concentrations currently considered safe exerts dramatic adverse impacts on mammalian health. I have reduced refined sugar intake and encouraged my family to do the same.” Read on to find out what else the study showed Potts.

Tara Costa and Switching How We Gauge Fitness

A couple weeks ago, former Biggest Loser contestant Tara Costa found out she was being sued by the fitness company, FC Online Marketing Inc, for whom she’s a spokeswoman, because they claimed she breached the “fitness clause” of her contract and started gaining weight.

K/Rail and The Lean Berets: Avengers of Health!

I had the chance to spend some quality kettlebell time with Kevin Rail of The Lean Berets this weekend. This guy eats, sleeps, and lives by his belief in truly treating the body like a temple. He’s also not one to be shy with his opinion on common foods found in the grocery aisles that may try to trick you into thinking they’re healthy

Hungry for Change.

Ok, If you’re a regular reader of this blog, and you’re familiar with Gnarly’s stance on clean, natural ways to fuel your body, then you’re going to want to check out this documentary by James Colquhoun and Laurentine ten Bosch called Hungry for Change

Elevated CrossFit Summer Games Recap

The second annual Elevated CrossFit Summer Games took place over this past weekend, July 19th-20th, 2013 at Timpanogos Harley Davidson in Lindon, Utah.